Religion and Politics | 6 min (1,435 words)
You can view the Olympics as a thrilling athletic spectacle. Or you can view them as a survey of geopolitics and destructive public policy.
NYRB | 6 min (1,590 words)
Will Self uses a typewriter to escape “the subsonic sound of a computer.” Only then can he immerse himself in the madness of his fictional worlds.
The Paris Review | 11 min (2,735 words)
The world does not need any more blandly appreciative book reviews. There is great value, Dwight Garner writes, in harsh criticism.
New York Times | 8 min (1,886 words)